Vogue is looking for a highly-motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Associate Publisher to support Vanessa Kingori - Publishing Director - in the day-to-day management of our busy and dynamic team - this is a key leadership role within the Vogue commercial department.
Besides supporting the wider team’s day-to-day needs and professional development, the successful candidate will also be responsible for overseeing a portfolio of high-profile key accounts. The individual will therefore need to develop and maintain strong relationships with these brands whilst demonstrating a dedicated interest in maximising the potential of these important revenue streams . As such, applicants will require significant experience in commercial sales, and demonstrate proficiency in selling across print, online and social channels - including both display and bespoke content creation. The successful candidate will be a confident communicator and negotiator and should have a proven track record of working directly with both clients and media agencies at a senior level.
This role provides a unique opportunity to work closely with our Publishing Director in supporting her day-to-day business needs. As such, it is essential that applicants have an excellent understanding of the British Vogue brand and wider publishing environment, whilst possessing an analytical mind - with a keen eye for detail and interest in business reporting.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-paced team, on Condé Nast’s flagship brand.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Manage and support the day-to-day operations of the Vogue Publishing team
Develop and deliver new commercial concepts to the team in order to enable new revenue generation
Work closely with the Publishing Director to support her day-to-day business needs
Oversee business relationships with key client accounts and media agencies at a senior level - both in the UK and internationally.
Sell display advertising and partnerships across print, online, social and events – with extensive experience of each
Seek out and convert new business opportunities
Represent Vogue at industry events
Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders
Demonstrate an ability to analyse business reports and share insights, where requested
Essential Skills & Requirements
An integral understanding of and experience in advertising sales - to include digital (web, social and video) and print media
Strong leadership skills and experience in managing a number of direct reports
A passion for Vogue and an interest in the wider publishing landscape
Highly numerate, with close attention to detail
Outstanding communication and organisation skills
Exceptional negotiation skills and a proactive, agile attitude
Inherent ‘people person’ with an interest in developing and supporting the learning and progression of others
Ability to handle multiple projects, prioritise assignments and meet deadlines
Ability to work efficiently in an extremely busy environment